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Articles with the Tag: election

Municipal election ballots mailed

LAKE COUNTY — Ballots for upcoming municipal elections in St. Ignatius, Ronan and Polson were mailed last Friday.  Those who wish to register may download a voter registration form online at, or request a form by mail or in-person from the Lake County Election Office, 106 ...

Mission Valley candidates vie for city offices Mission Valley candidates vie for city offices

The normally quiet Lake County Elections Office was abuzz last week, with extra staff on hand to stuff around 20,000 ballots into envelopes for upcoming municipal elections. Some were shipped last Friday to meet the deadline for mailing ballots to military and overseas voters, and the majority goes out this ...

CSKT reports Primary Election results

Valley Journal  FLATHEAD RESERVATION — The official Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council election results were tabulated for the July 31 Primary Election to elect two candidates for each of the five districts to be eligible to be placed on the General Election ballot for Dec. 18.&n...

Fair elections allow democracy to thrive

Editor,  As of mid-February, Republican legislators in 43 states have proposed over 250 laws that would limit mail, early in-person and Election Day voting. Montana House Bill 176 would end same day voter registration. Under current law, the registration remains open until polls close at 8 p.m. on El...

Polson voters reject resort tax a second time Polson voters reject resort tax a second time

POLSON — An initiative to impose a three-percent resort tax within the city of Polson was resoundingly defeated by a margin of 1,014 to 577. The Lake County Election Office tallied votes Feb. 2 for the mail-in election. The ballot measure, approved by the city commission in October, aimed to raise r...

Polson voters receive ballots for proposed resort tax Polson voters receive ballots for proposed resort tax

POLSON — Ballots were mailed Wednesday to registered Polson voters for a special election on a three percent resort tax. The ballot measure aims to raise revenues to fix the community’s dilapidated streets and related infrastructure, including curbs, sidewalks and storm drains. A percentage of th...

City of Polson resort tax mail ballot election to be held Feb. 2

News from the Lake County Election Office LAKE COUNTY — Notice is hereby given that a City Resort Tax Election will be held on Feb. 2, 2021.  Electors will consider the following: should the City of Polson impose a resort tax in the City of Polson of three percent on the retail value of al...

Congratulations given to election opponent, community thanked

My name is Lisa Pavlock, and I just finished my first campaign for election to the House of Representatives in District 93.  It was a hard-fought race, and although I was deeply saddened not to win, I was grateful for the chance to run to represent the people of Lake County. Upon hearing the results,...

Gianforte names transition chair

News from the office of Governor-elect Greg Gianforte BOZEMAN — Governor-elect Greg Gianforte today named Mike Milburn as chairman of his gubernatorial transition. “I’m excited that Mike Milburn will lead our transition,” Governor-elect Gianforte said. “Mike has the know...

Candidates answer question two weeks before ballot count begins Candidates answer question two weeks before ballot count begins

With Election Day less than two weeks away, the Valley Journal wraps up its coverage with brief profiles of three uncontested local races: District Judge James Manley, who is running unopposed for another six-year term; Republican Greg Hertz, who is running unopposed for Senate District 6, the seat currently...

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